Coursera's Corporate Customers

Aug 22, 2014

THERE ARE SOME LESSONS YOU CAN'T LEARN ONLINE: For everything else, there's...Coursera? Forbes contributor, George Anders reports that MasterCard is among the list of bigwig corporations that will be offering employee training programs through the Mountain View, CA-based startup. It's a reminder that as many online learning providers continue experimenting to improve student learning outcomes, going the corporate route may offer the most viable, short-term option when it comes to revenue. (Coursera's move is not as dramatic of a shift as that of Udacity, whose course catalog is now heavily influenced by what its partner companies want.)

Coursera's Corporate Customers

Aug 22, 2014

THERE ARE SOME LESSONS YOU CAN'T LEARN ONLINE: For everything else, there's...Coursera? Forbes contributor, George Anders reports that MasterCard is among the list of bigwig corporations that will be offering employee training programs through the Mountain View, CA-based startup. It's a reminder that as many online learning providers continue experimenting to improve student learning outcomes, going the corporate route may offer the most viable, short-term option when it comes to revenue. (Coursera's move is not as dramatic of a shift as that of Udacity, whose course catalog is now heavily influenced by what its partner companies want.)

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